HAZARD COMMUNICATION. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY PROGRAMS. DIRECTOR - University Wide Safety & Health WORKER’S COMPENSATION INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE - General Safety -PPE -Asbestos -Chemical Hygiene -Ergonomics -Facility Inspections -JCAHO.
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HAZARD COMMUNICATION STANDARD
29 CFR 1910.1200
Employee training program required by OSHA and the Federal “Right to Know” laws
HAZARDS THEY MAY BE WORKING
ANY CHEMICAL THAT IS A
(lungs, eyes, skin, mucous membranes, liver, kidneys)
ALL LABELS MUST INCLUDE:
0 - no hazard
4 - deadly
0 - will not burn
4 - extremely flammable
0 - stable
4 - may detonate
water reactive, radioactive, oxidizer, acid, alkali, corrosive
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS(MSDS)
REFERENCE THAT DESCRIBES CHEMICAL’S CHARACTERICTICS & HAZARDS
MUST BE READILY AVAILABLE FOR EMPLOYEE REVIEW AT ALL TIMES THE EMPLOYEE IS IN THE WORKPLACE
HAZCOM IS A HEALTH AND SAFETY PROGRAM DEVELOPED FOR ALL EMPLOYEES.
IT IS UP TO YOU TO USE IT.
TRUE or FALSE:The basic goal of the HAZCOM program is to be sure employers and employees know the chemical work hazards and how to protect themselves.
a)Any chemical found in the workplace
b)Any chemical listed by OSHA
c)Any mixture that is a known cancer causing agent.
d)Any chemical that is a physical or health hazard
a)Spill & leak procedures
b)Health hazards information
c)Personal Protective Equipment
d)All of the above
SHOULD YOU HAVE ANY FURTHER QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS, FEEL FREE TO CONTACT OUR OFFICE:
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY
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